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From Prison to Silicon Valley: How One Entrepreneur Spun a Jail Sentence Into a Y-Combinator Backed Startup
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From Prison to Silicon Valley: How One Entrepreneur Spun a Jail Sentence Into a Y-Combinator Backed Startup

Frederick Hutson shares advice for entrepreneurs with untraditional backgrounds who are seeking VC funding.
Laura Entis
4 Basics for Making the Move From Corporate Job to Entrepreneur
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4 Basics for Making the Move From Corporate Job to Entrepreneur

It takes passion to leave a steady gig for the uncertainties of your own business but making the move successfully requires some level-headed strategy.
John Rampton
Why Now Is the Best Time to Start Your Own Business
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Why Now Is the Best Time to Start Your Own Business

The rebounding economy, low interest rates, less expensive technology and the state of regulation are all fair winds blowing in favor of new small-business owners.
Cindy Yang
Former Apple CEO John Sculley: You Learn From Your Mistakes, Not Your Successes
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Former Apple CEO John Sculley: You Learn From Your Mistakes, Not Your Successes

Failure hurts, but it often provides an invaluable learning opportunity.
Laura Entis
5 Factors to Consider When Deciding Where to Launch Your Startup
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5 Factors to Consider When Deciding Where to Launch Your Startup

Where you start your business will have a big effect on how your business does in the long run. Carefully consider taxes, talent and cost of living before you commit.
Drew Hendricks
The Dating App That Refused Mark Cuban's $30 Million Buyout Offer Just Raised $7.8 Million in Funding
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The Dating App That Refused Mark Cuban's $30 Million Buyout Offer Just Raised $7.8 Million in Funding

Cuban asked the three sisters behind the dating app if they'd sell it to him outright, but they refused.
Laura Entis
You Need Not Be a 20-Year-Old Techie to Found a Successful Firm
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You Need Not Be a 20-Year-Old Techie to Found a Successful Firm

Entrepreneurs of all ages and backgrounds can make the startup world their playground while putting stereotypes to rest.
Zeynep Ilgaz
Why More Millennials are Bullish on Entrepreneurship
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Why More Millennials are Bullish on Entrepreneurship

Optimism is back in a big way among U.S. entrepreneurs, especially the millennial set.
Kate Rogers
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Blending Mature Business Thinking With Startup Zeal Makes Success More Likely

Entrepreneurs often don't realize that even though they have just begun, they are already in it for the long run.
Simon Lockyer
20 Inspiring Quotes on How to Build a Successful Startup
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20 Inspiring Quotes on How to Build a Successful Startup

Don't be discouraged by the number of times you have tried and failed, but be inspired by the number of people who have failed and bounced back as successful entrepreneurs.
Thomas Oppong
'Game Guru' of Candy Crush Saga Leaves King Digital to Found New Gaming Startup
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'Game Guru' of Candy Crush Saga Leaves King Digital to Found New Gaming Startup

King's social games and mobile lead developer is parting ways with the company to launch a startup focused on virtual reality.
Laura Entis
10 Reasons Why 2015 Will Be the Year to Start Your Business
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10 Reasons Why 2015 Will Be the Year to Start Your Business

There is no better time to start your dream venture than now.
Mike Templeman